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Kroger to buy meal kit company Home Chef for as much as $700M

Kroger (NYSE:KR) agrees to acquire meal kit company Home Chef for $200M initially, which could rise to as high as $700M over the next five years on …

Profit

The Problem With Buying Cheap Stuff Online

Sites like Wish.com are taking out the middleman in retail. Will customers like this new dynamic?<p>The package came in a small black box, covered in tape. It had no return address. Under layers of packaging, there was a box labeled Smart Watch, with no brand name. Inside the box was the watch itself, …

eCommerce

Benefit Of Kroger Partnership With Ocado Not What Most People Think It Is

<i>Source: dailymail</i><p>Looking at the announced partnership between Kroger (NYSE:KR) and Ocado Group (OTCPK:OCDGF) (OTC:OCDDY) it was less than inspiring …

eCommerce

Kroger partners with Ocado

The Kroger (NYSE:KR) announced an exclusive partnership agreement with online supermarket Ocado in the United States.<p>The alliance will bring to the …

Kroger

Hate Open Plan Offices? Here's What's Coming Next

Hold your nose. The era of the desk-less office is about to begin.<p>Observation: there's no dumb idea that can't be made worse and that's especially true with one of the dumbest ideas of all time, the open plan office.<p>Quick recap: there's a near-total lack of scientific evidence that open plan …

Paperless Office

Kroger: Fears Overstated

Recent fears regarding the Amazon-Whole Food's acquisition has sent Kroger stock tumbling, amid competitive pressures.<p>Yet Kroger continues to …

Investing

This WWII Ace Scored Kills from Every Axis Country – and the US

This WWII Ace Scored Kills from Every Axis Country – and the US

World War II

The Secret Reason No Nation Wants to Fight America's Tanks in a War

The Secret Reason No Nation Wants to Fight America's Tanks in a War

Larry Thorne: The Nazi SS Officer Who Became A U.S. Green Beret

How Larry Thorne went from Nazi to officer to U.S. Army hero while building one of the most badass legacies in the history of modern warfare.The post …

Special Forces

Kroger: Solid Results Despite Market Overreaction

Kroger's stock dropped sharply when they released their latest earnings news.<p>But a look at the data contained in their latest 10-K shows a company …

How Green Is The Model 3?

The Model 3 (and EVs in general) are touted as "green alternatives" to ICE vehicles.<p>Many Tesla investors feel strongly about supporting "sustainable" …

Electric Vehicles

Amazon Thesis Part 2: Figures Don't Lie, But Liars Can Figure

Compound interest has been described by Albert Einstein as, 'The most powerful force in the universe'.<p>Existing and potential long-term investors in …

Microsoft and C3 IoT announce partnership

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and C3 IoT announce a strategic partnership for AI and IoT application development.<p>The partnership will use C3’s IoT …

Cloud Computing

Kroger- Close, But No Cigar

Kroger can't seem to get a break as market pessimism drags the company's stock price lower.<p>Despite strong competitive pressures, Kroger displays …

President Trump tweets about Amazon; shares -0.4%

President Trump tweets about Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) this morning.<p>Tweet: “I have stated my concerns with Amazon long before the Election. Unlike others, …

Kroger: On Sale Again At 11.7x Forward P/E After Q4's Mixed Bag Results

Kroger is attractively valued at 11.7x forward P/E based on the mid-point of management's 2018 forward guidance of $1.95 - $2.15 EPS.<p>Kroger …

Kroger: Low Expectations Are Your Friend

KR's Q4 report was a bit underwhelming.<p>Comps improved substantially over 2017's full-year number but margins suffered.<p>I think investors are pricing …

Kroger and Instacart add to delivery coverage area

Kroger (KR +0.2%) and Instacart (Private:ICART) are expanding their partnership by increasing the customer delivery coverage area this year.<p>Kroger …

Kroger: Heads I Win, Tails I Win

Kroger shares have once again been unnecessarily punished for its declining gross margins.<p>Earnings per share may reach record levels in 2018.<p>Kroger …

Americans are starting to shop more like Europeans — and that should terrify Frito-Lay, Coca-Cola, and Kraft

Aggressive retail expansion over the past 10 years and increased consumer access to online grocery options have led shoppers to have more choices than ever before — and it's contributing to a "new retail revolution."<p>According to a recent Nielson report, private label products created for stores …

Trader Joe's

Kroger: Ahead Of Earnings, Still Not Touching The Stock

Ahead of Kroger's earnings, peers have been reporting strong comps, which bodes well for the Cincinnati-based food retailer.<p>However, I conservatively …

Google buying IoT platform Xively from LogMeIn for $50M

Google (GOOG, GOOGL) says it will buy Xively, an established Internet-of-Things platform, from LogMeIn (NASDAQ:LOGM) for $50M.<p>LogMeIn is off 7.7% …

Internet of Things

Kroger: Making Major Moves To Right The Ship

The sale of many of its convenience stores should fix the companies debt concerns.<p>It is actively exploring acquisitions and partnerships to …

Kroger

The Amazon-ification of Whole Foods

There’s a broader strategy behind two-hour delivery for heirloom tomatoes.<p>Amazon announced on Thursday that certain members of its Prime subscription program can order Whole Foods items to be delivered within two hours. The program debuts this week in several neighborhoods in Austin, Dallas, …

This past week's stock market chaos, explained

This past week was a wild one for the stock market.<p>Each of the major U.S. averages lost more than 5% with the Dow losing more than 1,000 points in a …

How Target, Kroger And Design Within Reach Are Tapping Tech To Improve Your Shopping Trip

It’s not so much the magic mirrors — or the virtual-reality headset that transports a shopper to the holographic kitchen of their dreams — that will bring new relevance to traditional retail stores as Amazon encroaches.<p>It’s the unsexy technology that makes shopping easier, faster and more …

eCommerce

Machines are driving Wall Street's wild ride, not humans

Wall Street's recent wild ride isn't driven by nervous portfolio managers, retirees looking at their 401(k) statements or any other human traders.<p>Instead, machines are making the trading decisions.<p>Computer programs execute buy and sell orders based on complex algorithms and formulas, without a …

Stock Markets

Kroger to sell its Convenience Store Business to EG Group for $2.15B

The Kroger (KR -0.9%) and EG Group (OTC:GFGIF) announced a definitive agreement for the sale of Kroger's convenience store business unit to EG Group …

Kroger

Kroger Dumpster Diving

When Amazon announced the purchase of Whole Foods the entire food industry unnecessarily trembled in fear, uncertainty and doubt.<p>The truth is that …

Same-Store Sales

Kroger teaming up with Alibaba?

Kroger (NYSE:KR) may have found a way to counter Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) after the latter scooped up Whole Foods and unveiled its Amazon Go store.<p>The …

Kroger